Here is the big novelty of the season: the quilted Naipaul jacket! Patric Hollington has chosen to revisit the Naipaul, an iconic jacket from his brand, by adding a zip. He had been working for a long time on the development of a quilted jacket to wear in winter over a sweater or shirt.
Its collar, now called a “mandarin collar” for standardization reasons, is actually an officer collar, a stand-up collar to which a narrow strip of fabric is added around the neckline.
From a practical point of view, it has three patch pockets: they are applied on the outside and secured by a seam. At hollington, this seam is double and symmetrical to assert a workwear signature even when the fabric is not quite a work canvas.
Inside, you can find two pen pockets and four zipped pockets to slip your essentials in.
The cut is straight, with two slits on the sides. It can be worn over a shirt, for a dressy style, or over a sweater for more relaxed atmospheres. In both cases, you will never feel constricted: a back pleat allows great freedom of movement in any situation.
The result is a warm and light jacket, ideal for winter.